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Event Information

Meliá Düsseldorf
Inselstraße 2
Düsseldorf 40479    

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Tuesday 16th - Thursday 18th May 2017

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39th Annual Meeting

 The 39th ESARDA symposium on Safeguards and Nuclear Non-Proliferation, will be held at the Meliá Düsseldorf, in Düsseldorf, Germany from 16-18 May, 2017. The Symposium will be preceded by meetings of the ESARDA Steering Committee and the Working Groups at the Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany on Monday 15 May 2017.

The symposium is an opportunity for research organisations, safeguards authorities and nuclear plant operators to exchange information on new aspects of international safeguards and non-proliferation, as well as recent developments in nuclear safeguards and non-proliferation related research activities and their implications for the safeguards community.

 Tentative Programme

Monday, May 15, 2017: Forschungszentrum Jülich

  • Bus transport from venue Düsseldorf and airport Düsseldorf to Jülich (appr. 1h)
  • WG meetings, Committee meetings
  • Sightseeing tours Research Centre
  • Bus transport from Jülich to venue and reception location (appr. 1h)
  • Reception in Düsseldorf

Tuesday, May 16  – Thursday, May 18, 2017:  Meliá Düsseldorf

  • ESARDA Symposium
  • Tuesday morning: Opening Plenary / Technical Plenary
  • Tuesday evening: ISD meeting
  • Tuesday or Wednesday evening: Dinner
  • Rooms rates at Melia: 155 € incl. breakfast, sufficient hotels with lower room rates close by


Symposium Programme Committee

Programme Committee Chair:
  • Irmgard Niemeyer (Forschungszentrum Jülich)

Programme Committee Members:
  • Kare Axell (Strålsäkerhetsmyndigeten)
  • Alessandro Borella (SCK•CEN, Belgian Nuclear Research Centre)
  • Lars Hildingsson (Strålsäkerhetsmyndigeten)
  • Rozle Jakopic (Joint Research Centre, European Commission)
  • Willem Janssens (Joint Research Centre, European Commission)
  • Peter Jansson (Uppsala University)
  • Francois Littmann (Joint Research Centre, European Commission)
  • Fausto Medici (Swiss Federal Office of Energy)
  • Olli Okko (STUK)
  • Eileen Langegger (TU Wien, Atominstitut)
  • Arnold Rezniczek (UBA GmbH)
  • Peter Schwalbach (DG ENERGY, European Commission)
  • Filippo Sevini (Joint Research Centre, European Commission)
  • Zsolt Stefánka (Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority)
  • Hamid Tagziria (Joint Research Centre, European Commission)
  • James Tushingham (Consultant)

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